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13 March 2017 – Bulls attempting comeback

Dow Transportation closed at 9251.68 with a bearish spinning top doji candle below its 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 79.92. Momentum is bearish. Volumetric buying pressure is at 85.1%. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Dow Industrial closed at 20881.48 with a small doji candle on its 8 EMA. Daily trading range was 80.35. Momentum is neutral. Volumetric buying pressure is at 98.7%. BuySellTimer is in negative cycle.

Russell 2000 closed at 1370.2847 with a small bullish marubozu candle below its moving averages. Daily trading range was 8.2064. Momentum is downward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 37.8%. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 5394.5727 with a small bullish spinning top doji candle above its moving averages. Daily trading range was 14.372. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 99.9%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

S&P 500 closed at 2373.47 with a small spinning top doji candle on its 8 EMA. Daily trading range was 5.9. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 99.7%. BuySellTimer is in a positive cycle.

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures closed with a small bearish candle below its 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Momentum is downward. It is trading at $48.35 per barrel. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Gold futures closed with a bearish candle below its moving averages. It is trading at $1201.7 per ounce. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Silver futures closed with a bearish candle below its moving averages. It is trading at $16.940 per ounce. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed at 20.05 with a bullish candle below its moving averages. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Commodities (DBC) ETF closed at 14.89 with a big bearish candle below its 200 SMA. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Bonds
Bond futures (ZB) closed with a bearish marubozu candle below its moving averages. It is trading at 146’02. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) gapped up and sold down and closed at 86.37 with a big bearish marubozu candle below its moving averages. Momentum is downward. BuySellTimer is in a negative cycle.

Currencies
EUR/USD closed with a bearish inverted hammer candle above its 21 EMA and 50 SMA. It is trading at 1.0653. Momentum is upward.

USD/JPY closed with a small bullish candle above its moving averages. Momentum is upward. It is trading at 114.90.

Relative Strength – Sectors
On a monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLV, XLU, XLF, XLK and XLP respectively.

On a 3-month lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLV, XLK, XLF, XLU, XLP and XLY respectively.

Market Internals
Vix closed at 11.35. Vix futures is at 12.15. Skew is at 145.75. Market sentiment is rather bullish. Market breadth is sloping downward. Volumetric accumulation/distribution is sloping upward.

The Week Ahead
We have mixed signals in the market internals which calls for caution. Market breadth is deteriorating and the Skew is at elevated level. Yet the Vix is showing no sign of fear. The prognosis is that the market is vulnerable for a sudden pullback as there is complacency in the market.

Stock of the Day
The Stock of the Day is ABBV. Abbvie Inc is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. It develops and markets therapies that address a range of diseases.

 

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